Generally, issues arising as a result of a separation can be settled either by litigation or by agreement between you and your spouse.

A separation agreement is a written contract entered into by a husband and wife to resolve issues regarding their marriage and subsequent separation.

It is very important the a separation be done properly to comport with North Carolina law.

Furthermore, separation agreements should be executed by you and your spouse prior to a divorce being granted.

In the event you and your spouse are unable to agree upon the terms of separation, litigation will generally be required.

Our experienced attorneys can assist you in the negotiation and preparation of a separation agreement that resolves your marital difficulties without the necessity of going to court.